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  • Reagan George HW Bush and Gorbachev
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    Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Gorbachev

    Philip Zelikow (National Security Adviser to President George H.W. Bush) James Graham Wilson (Office of the Historian, U.S. Department of State), William Taubman (Author Gorbachev: His Life…

  • African American Students and the First Amendment
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    African American Students and the First Amendment

    Harvard Law professor Randall Kennedy talked about the origins of first amendment rights for African American student protesters. He is author of the forthcoming book, From Protest to Law:…

  • George Washington and the Early Presidency
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    George Washington and the Early Presidency

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith discussed how George Washington’s vision for the American Republic shaped the role of president. Mr. Smith then talked about Founding Fathers…

  • History of the Kansas City Mafia
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    History of the Kansas City Mafia

    Retired FBI agent William Ouseley sat down with Kansas City Public Broadcasting editor Jonathan Bender for an illustrated discussion of the city’s gangland past, and a look at a newly…

  • History of State Department Building
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    History of State Department Building

  • Mark Twain and His Virginia Roots
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    Mark Twain and His Virginia Roots

    Author Alan Pell Crawford talked about American literary icon Mark Twain and his ties to the state of Virginia. Crawford also discussed Twain’s finances as they are the subject of his…

  • George HW Bush Clinton and Yeltsin
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    George H.W. Bush, Clinton, and Yeltsin

    A look at the relationships between Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton and Russian President Boris Yeltsin, and how they influenced the new Russia after the dissolution of the U.S.S.R.…

  • Thomas Jeffersons Poplar Forest
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    Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest

    Thomas Jefferson built Poplar Forest as a secluded retreat from public life. Travis McDonald, director of Architectural Restoration, talked about the site’s history and goes behind the scenes of the current…

  • American History TV in Lynchburg Virginia
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    American History TV in Lynchburg, Virginia

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Lynchburg, Virginia, from January 20-26, to feature the history and literary life of the…

  • George Masons Gunston Hall
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    George Mason's Gunston Hall

    Gunston Hall, a National Historic Landmark in Virginia, was home to one of the lesser-known Founding Fathers, George Mason. We toured the property along the Potomac River with education…

  • Slavery to Freedom at Appomattox
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    Slavery to Freedom at Appomattox

    Appomattox Courthouse is commonly known as the site of General Lee’s surrender to General Grant and the end of the Civil War. Chief of Education Ernie Price talked about life after the war, highlighting the local…

  • Hank Thomas Oral History Interview
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    Hank Thomas Oral History Interview

    Henry “Hank” Thomas, a founding member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, recounted his experiences as one of the original 13 Freedom Riders, civil rights activists who…

  • Historic Sandusky
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    Historic Sandusky

    Located just outside Lynchburg, Virginia, the Sandusky house served as Union headquarters during the battle of Lynchburg. Director Greg Starbuck revealed how the house got its name and talked about Ada…

  • Abraham Lincoln and Edwin Stanton
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    Abraham Lincoln and Edwin Stanton

    Author Walter Stahr talked about the relationship between Abraham Lincoln and his Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, starting from when they first met as attorneys before the Civil War through…

  • Lynchburg During World War I
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    Lynchburg During World War I

    Lynchburg Museum curator Laura Wilson talked about the city of Lynchburg, Virginia, during World War I. Lynchburg was the site of a train station and a Red Cross post, and soldiers and residents contributed…

  • Life of Movie Studio Executive William Fox
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    Life of Movie Studio Executive William Fox

    Biographer Vanda Krefft discussed the life and legacy of the founder of Fox Film Corporation in her book, The Man Who Made the Movies: The Meteoric Rise and Tragic Fall of William Fox. In this…

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    Winter Olympics

    This is a U.S. Forest Service film about the 1960 Winter Olympic Games held in Squaw Valley, California. Narrated by writer and broadcaster Lowell Thomas, the film documents the…

  • emRebirth of Seoulem
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    Rebirth of Seoul

    This U.S. Army film covers major events of the Korean War and shows how Seoul was heavily damaged by the fighting. It documents citizens returning to the city after the end of the war in…

  • Modern Richmond Virginia Politics
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    Modern Richmond, Virginia, Politics

    Douglas Wilder was the first African American elected as governor in U.S. history, serving Virginia from 1990 to 1994. Mr. Wilder was a guest speaker in a Virginia Commonwealth University class…

  • Jerry Falwells Liberty University
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    Jerry Falwell's Liberty University

    Pastor Jerry Falwell founded Liberty University in his hometown of Lynchburg, Virginia, in 1971, after building a national following through Christian radio and television broadcasts. Jerry Falwell Jr. became…

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